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How to prepare kids for their upcoming ski holiday

Whether you're just introducing your kids to skiing, or want to keep up their skills and confidence, here's our top tips on what to do and how to get your children ready for a ski holiday!

What to expect if a family member is injured on a ski holiday

When one of our loyal clients offered to write about their experience of navigating the French medical system in order to help others who may find themselves in a similar position, we were delighted with their kind offer. Here’s their story.

The best French Alps ski resorts near Calais

A list of the top ski and summer mountain resorts with a short driving time from the UK!

Top 20 iPhone & Android Apps for Skiers

20 of our favourite ski-related apps!

Ultimate Guide To Driving To The Alps

Our clients' advice on driving to the Alps from the UK.

Top 10 questions to know in French - plus other useful info

We are often asked if there are any must-know phrases our customers could learn before travelling in the French Alps; so we compiled a list of some basic phrases and specific questions you may need on your next Peak Retreats holiday - check them out below...

How fit do you have to be to ski?

One of the questions we get asked a lot by those going on their ski holiday is 'how fit do you need to be?' - so we asked one of our alpine experts, and gym-lover, for the lowdown!

The Inside Track: Spring skiing in Montgenèvre

Our Lyndsey went skiing with a large group and here's how she got on...

School holiday dates 2023/24 for the UK and France

School holiday dates to help you plan your family ski holiday!

How to fit snow chains plus other FAQs about snow chains!

Make sure you are prepared for your drive to the French Alps! Practical advice about snow chains based on the questions our clients always ask us.

School holiday dates 2022/23 for the UK and France

School holiday dates to help you plan your family ski holiday!

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